POL468H1: International Relations of Ethnic Conflict


This course explores the internationalization of ethnic conflict and the international drivers of civil war. It covers diaspora politics, contagion and demonstration effects, regional security complexes, separatism and irredentism, and international interventions. Students are expected to write an original social science research paper, and participate in discussions, simulations, and teamwork.


POL466H1 (Taken in 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16)

Recommended Preparation: 

A 300-level course in International Security is recommended.

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)